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Today's News

  • ‘Click’n 4 Chicken’ aims to get S.C. to buckle up

    From S.C. Highway Patrol

    Troopers will be on the lookout this summer for motorists who are obeying the state’s primary seat belt law.
    Everyone knows that buckling up saves lives and can save you a ticket, but now, a simple click may also mean a free chicken sandwich or frosted lemonade, courtesy of Chick-fil-A restaurants.

  • Police, Fire, EMS: May 24, 2015

    According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:
    • Deputies arrested Blake Howard Horton, 30, Great Falls on May 1 for possession of heroin and cited him for possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Deputies also cited another man during the same incident, Trent Thomas Glidewell, 24, of Great Falls, for possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Resident voices concerns over sidewalk, drainage

    HEATH SPRINGS – Safety concerns about others, as well as first-reading approval of the town’s budget was discussed Tuesday, May 19 at the Heath Springs Town Council regular monthly meeting.
    Town resident Randolph Truesdale addressed council about an interest of safety on a local street.
    “My concerns relate to property on Perry Street,” he said. “I saw a mother pushing her child (in a carriage) and she was almost in the street. Overgrowth has taken the sidewalk.”

  • Miller navigates bumps in the road

    Christopher Sardelli
    csardelli@thelancasternews.com
    KERSHAW – No one is more surprised about her upcoming graduation, and the attention she’s receiving for it, than Tatonna Miller.
    With only days left until her graduation from Andrew Jackson High School, Miller, 19, bubbles over with enthusiasm as she talks about her anticipated walk across the stage on Friday, May 29 to accept her diploma.

  • Kershaw Council gives 2015-16 budget initial OK

    KERSHAW – Kershaw Town Council approved first reading for a $3.7 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 at its meeting Monday, May 18.
    Mayor Wayne Rhodes said the council will meet for a one-hour budget workshop at 5:30 p.m. June 8 to discuss more issues before its second and final reading of the budget June 15.
    “This budget incorporates a rate increase on water and sewer by 5 percent,” Rhodes said. “It has a 1.6 percent salary increase.”

  • More than 750 students set to graduate this week

    Lancaster County’s high school seniors and adult education students will head back to school one last time this week – but this time they’re going to celebrate.
    More than 750 adult education students and high school seniors will take part in commencement exercises Wednesday, May 27, and Friday, May 29, crossing stages from one phase of life to another.
    Sharing the moment with them will be thousands of family members and friends.

  • Lady Vols lose a heartbreaker

    FLORENCE – A group of ardent Andrew Jackson softball fans had a strong message for the Class AA state runner-up Lady Volunteers’ team which fell short in their quest for state title gold.
    “Lady Vols, you’re still champions in our hearts,” chanted a group of die-hard orange-clad supporters as the Lady Vols waited for the Class AA state championship awards to begin at the South Florence High School softball field.

  • LSS bounty put on Andrew Baker

     

    Bounty time has arrived at Lancaster Super Speedway.

    The bounty is on Cauthen Motors Renegade driver Andrew Baker, and the reason for the bounty is because Andrew Baker has won four straight races in the division, with his latest coming Saturday, May 16.

  • Flowers signs to play at Denmark Technical College

     

    Denmark Tech’s women’s basketball coach Javon Gilliard has high hopes for the Panthers’ hardwood future and he’s hoping his recent stop at Lancaster Hight School is going to make a hoops impact.

  • Vols, Sowell have strong finish in golf

     

     

    The Andrew Jackson High School golf team finished in a tie for third in the Class AA state tournament at the Charleston National Golf Club on Tuesday, May 19.

    AJ tied with Ninety Six with each shooting a 653 for the tournament.